One woman dead after crash in Park County


One 69-year-old woman from Aurora is dead following a crash in Park County Tuesday, officials with the Colorado State Patrol said. 

Troopers first received calls about a person driving recklessly and nearly crashing multiple times on Highway 285 around 10:20 a.m., officials said. A trooper in the area, who was searching for the driver, observed the vehicle crash near milepost 166. The driver was ejected from the vehicle and she was unresponsive, officials said. 

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Multiple off-duty firefighters attended to the woman and the trooper searched the area for other victims. The woman died despite life saving measures. The vehicle was identified as a 2005 blue Hyundai. 

Highway 285 between Highways 9 and 24 for four hours for investigation. The cause of the crash is unknown. 

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